Which European stock index is happier after Brexit?

FTSE is outperforming DAX and CAC.

FTSE, DAX and CAC overlay from 23 June 2016 - present

FTSE, DAX and CAC overlay from 23 June 2016 – present

From another angle, FTSE has recovered/retraced nearly 80% of Brexit losses but less than 40% from DAX. This is a three day performance that may or may not be here to stay but it is immediately clear that FTSE is relatively stronger, stock market participants are approaching the German index with more pessimism.

FTSE, DAX retracement post-Brexit

FTSE, DAX retracement post-Brexit


FTSE shows it’s strength after Brexit compared to DAX and CAC. Which one of the following is true? (Choose A/B)

A. Investors are displaying solidarity with the British.
B. Investors are worried about Deutsche Bank’s derivatives exposure.

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Soh Tiong Hum is Director of TerraSeeds Market Technician Pte Ltd. TerraSeeds is a trading educator in Singapore since 2005.   Soh's Twitter account @sohtionghum was ranked #23 out of The Top 70 Twitter Accounts To Follow In 2015 by MahiFX.   Disclaimer notice: "I do not have a financial advisor's license. I am not qualified by any regulator to give financial advice. I do not know you the reader. Your investment means and motive may be different from me. My posts here are based on observations and meant for education. I am not responsible for for any consequence from your actions."
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